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Jobs for Michigan's Graduates

Jobs for Michigan's Graduates is the leading program of Youth Solutions, Inc., a premiere youth opportunity organization on a mission to equip young people with the skills to overcome barriers and win in education, employment, and as citizens. Youth Solutions is the state-based affiliate of the national Jobs for America's Graduates organization (jag.org), one of the largest and most successful school-to-work systems in the United States. The JMG model consists of a comprehensive set of services designed to help young people achieve education and career goals. Northwest Michigan Works! coordinates JMG programs at the Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District, the Traverse Bay Area ISD Career-Tech Center, the Wexford-Missaukee Career Tech Center, and Career Readiness programs at Northwest Michigan Works! in Kalkaska and Manistee.


 

"JMG connected me with industries involving my future career, which served as a huge stepping stone for bigger and better opportunities. Thanks again for all your help and support!" Ryan LaVanway, JMG Student, Char-Em ISD 

 

 

"I am very happy I was able to work and get paid at my high school cafeteria because of JMG. I love my job!" Shelby Wilson, JMG Student, Wexford-Missaukee CTC

 

 

"Without the help of the JMG program, I would have never had the chance to get the welding experience so early on in my life. Getting a job doing what I like so much would never have happened without the help of JMG." Jared Piechan, JMG Student, Char-Em ISD

 

 

 

“JMG helped me get paid to learn while in school, in a real shop. This gave me an edge, and helped expand my knowledge to give me a better jumpstart into my career.”  Dalton Bouschor, JMG Student, TBA Career Tech Center.

 

 

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Jobs for Michigan's Graduates Contact Information in Northwest Michigan 

Char-Em ISD
Dana Venhuizen
dana.venhuizen@networksnorthwest.org

Kalkaska
James Scarbrough
james.scarbrough@networksnorthwest.org

Manistee
Cheryl Wolfram
cheryl.wolfram@networksnorthwest.org

Traverse Bay Area ISD
Dana Venhuizen
dana.venhuizen@networksnorthwest.org

Wexford-Missaukee ISD
LeAnne Bush
leanne.bush@networksnorthwest.org

 

Jobs for Michigan's Graduates State Website

 

Northwest Michigan Works! is Supported by the State of Michigan and is a proud partner of the American Job Center Network.

 

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Northwest Michigan Works! is an essential resource for employers and job seekers in the Northern Michigan area.

Kathy Stuart, Michigan Rubber Products Human Resource Manager